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Francesco Griffo da Bologna: Fragments and Glimpses

Francesco Griffo da Bologna: Fragments and Glimpses

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Francesco Griffo da Bologna: Fragments and Glimpses

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(Vancouver, BC): Heavenly Monkey, 2020. Octavo. 112, (2) + 8 proofs bound-in at rear. One of fifteen deluxe copies, bound by Claudia Cohen in full limp vellum, with a matching box and the addended proofs. Initials throughout are simplified variations of Griffo's type for Ottaviano Petrucci's 1513 Paulina de recta Paschae. A compendium of biographical insights on the mysterious Griffo, along with a leaf from the Aldine 1502 edition of Ovid's Heroides and a bibliography of Griffo's known publications. A version of the book was previously published by A Lone Press in 1999, under a different title. With gilt ruling to vellum covers and gilt spine title. Mint.


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Francesco Griffo da Bologna: Fragments and Glimpses
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Bromer Booksellers specializes in rare and beautiful books. Owned and operated by Anne Bromer, who has been in the business of fine books for over fifty years, our shop carries a range of important private press books, designer bookbindings, illustrated books, children's books, and miniature books.


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Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ...[more]

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